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Cherry Hill Police Announce Arrest In ‘Windshield Baseball’ Case

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — Cherry Hill Police have arrested a man they say smashed the windows out of dozens of cars in several neighborhoods in South Jersey.

The game is called “windshield baseball.” (see related story)

Vandals play it by riding around with a baseball bat and smashing out the windshields of parked cars. Police say 22-year-old Paul Cherfane of Cherry Hill used his red Land Rover to play the game, breaking the glass on more than 30 cars in Cherry Hill, Haddon township and Oaklyn, NJ.

“So far, our estimated total damage for all these vehicles is in excess of 30,000,” said Cherry Hill Police Sargeant Joseph Vitarrelli.

Vitarelli says police used surveillance video and paint left at the scene to hone in on the suspect. He says Cherfane turned himself in on September 2nd and now faces more than 30 charges of criminal mischief.

Reported by Cherri Gregg, KYW Newsradio

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  • jpablo99

    This happened to me a couple years ago in Ocean City NJ. That night about a dozen cars were hit

  • mike in Philly

    Riding around in an imported vehicle dong damage… get this garbage off the street…what a pathetic individual, he should be made to smash the windows on the imported vehicle he was driving and then go back to jail.

  • diana

    so u think its ok for a 16 or .17 to’ do it!!!! i think your stupider!!!!!!!!

    • another

      MK said “That’s something a 16 or 17 year-old kid might do”. MIGHT DO. MIGHT DO. MIGHT DO. No one said it was “OK” anywhere. Also, “stupider”… phew, I’m done.

  • MK

    Pretty immature for a 22 year-old. That’s something a 16 or 17 year-old kid might do. What a loser . . .

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